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. >>> well, this is a sad story. we learned today jesse jackson, jr. is being charged with conspiring to spend campaign funds on personal expenses. jackson allegedly conspired to spend $750,000 in campaign funds. sources tell politico those expenses are said to include a $43,000 rolex, home renovations, and fur coats, among other things. jackson issued a statement this afternoon saying he fully accepts responsibility for his mistakes. politico says prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence of between 46 and 57 months, and he had a career ready to go. jackson's wife also pled guilty to one count of tax fraud. i guess this is all a plea bargain. we'll be right back. >>> we saw with his nomination something truly extraordinary, which is the government of iran formally and publicly praising [ male announcer ] how can power consumption in china, impact wool exports from new zealand, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds bea
congressman blake fairenhold of texas and sheila jackson-lee. good afternoon to both of you and thanks for being with us. congressman fairenhold all buttoned up there. let me start are with you, if coy, congress. what are we expecting from a the house? another group working on this. any idea what tape it will take? >> pretty much unversal agreement in the house that the immigration system is broken. we are trying to find the right solution that everybody can live with. >> and congress woman jackson free, the biggest issue is a path to citizen high pressure and in the timing of that. how do you think it should go in any house version of immigration reform legislation that comes out? >> john, i think we should reflect on our history. if we look at the words of lincoln at the gettysburg address he talked about liberty and the creation of opportunities in democracy and that is all immigrants want. over a decade i have been engaged in the whole issue of comprehensive immigration reform on the immigration subcommittee on judiciary and now the border are security committee. we have to overcom
. >>> former illinois democratic congressman jesse jackson, jr. has agreed to a plea deal over the inappropriate use of official funds. fox news learned the case pertains to what is termed a social acquaintance of jackson. the congressman resigned last november shortly after being elected to a ninth term. >>> they're calling it nemo, but it really could be sonoma getge. new england is bracing for one of the worst snowstorms ever. as much as three feet are expected in some places like the city of boston. that's where correspondent molly line is tonight, out in the thick of it. good evening, molly. >> reporter: good evening, john. this is expected to pick up over the course of the night. we've seen the snow steadily rising and the winds picking up a lot. one of the biggest things happening in boston, history in the making. this hasn't happened for decades. they've actually shut down the highways here. the governor asking everyone to stay off the roads all across the state as of 4:00 in the afternoon. you can still see a few cars and moving around out here. essential what the gove
. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. >> announcer: chatting with you live at current.com/billpress. this is the "bill press show" live on your radio and current tv. >> bill: thursday, february 7th. the shocker yesterday. really came as a big surprise. they talked about it for a long time. they finally did it yesterday. the postal -- head of the post office saying that they are starting in august, going to stop saturday delivery for letters. they'll continue for packages and post offices will still be open, forced into it by losing so much money last year by the fact that congress has put impossible demands on the post office. what's it mean to you? will it make any difference? 1-866-55-press. back to your calls and comments in just a second. you heard me talk about identity theft before and how prevalent it is. and how it hits everywhere. here is a story today out of ohio. a man claiming to work for social security called this woman o
, for example in mississippi at the moment, it is a fight over that now one little pink building in jackson, some. . where they're using every single policy they can to close where it will be fashionably illegal to close one. but the other thing for mississippi, for women of color and poor women of disabilities was the ability to in fact have children. to not have the state forcibly and coercefully stair liez them. it was not that there was any win in mississippi. it was when mississippi defeated the personhood amendment because it got women who were interested on ivf and other women interested in the right to choose. i guess, we have already lost roe. we're in a pre-roe world where you can get abortions in other states, in other areas. that was true before roe. so we have lost that. and the real question is whether or not we can develop a more expansive definition of what constitution a reproductive rights movement. >> but it's always been reproductive freedom as a phrase. reproductive always meant the freedom to have children as well as not to have children. the focus, i think, on abortio
're going to charlie. mississippi, independent line. caller: good morning. i am from jackson, where the capital is. i retired in 2009. it is a good thing. i was a civil servant. now in the state house there is legislation where some young republicans want to phase out our state retirement program for civil servants. house bill 486 allows people to just elect, if they want to contribute to like a personal retirement system instead of state retirement. host: as far as your personal plan, is that grandfathered by these proposals from the legislature? caller: most of the bill has been in committee. they grandfathered me in because they have retired -- because i have retired. the same thing will for the retirement system, it will bleed people also. host: you do not have to mention specifics, but do you receive a monthly benefit, then? >> it is -- caller: it is about $1,300. i have saved up about $30,000. i am set up, in a way. host: are you going to take social security? have you? caller: i am 58, it will be awhile. host: what did you do for the government? caller: i was a librarian. hos
look at the successes and misses of the federal government. andrew jackson bred horses. maybe not as public as somebody like herbert hoover. rutherford hayes fought for education for blacks and whites. presidents today to a lot of on nonprofits. they work to make changes they think they could not or would not make as presidents. they use the platform later and perform these duties. host: there is a debate happening on twitter. this is an individual saying this. people are talking about this as we take a look at the benefits and perks presidents are getting after they leave office on this presidents day. we go to doris next. caller: a great program. givene first lady's analysts after their husbands leave office? guest: former first ladies do not receive anything until they are widows. widows are authorized to be provided 20,000 lives a year in benefits after their husband passes away as long as they do not marry. if they remarry, they lose those benefits. currently, there is no way to accepting the $20,000. in order to accept it, you have to not accept any other pension. you wo
: it is a missile attack on what appears to be new york city left in ruins. it is set to michael jackson's video we are the world, along with about 100 other people. the bizarre video beginning with a man dreaming he is on board a space shuttle launched by a rocket. confused? >> what threatens us is the idea that people in north korea are dreaming about destroying new york, and obviously worse than that, that they are conducting research on nuclear devices and ballistic missiles that would make that possible. this is north korean propaganda, and as silly as it looks to us, it covers a reality that is threatening and growing more so. >>steve: the video end, by the way, if you're curious with the man saying his dream will come true. >>brian: godzilla gets king kong looks more realistic. the founder of a mask is sued with a $25 million lawsuit. he is accused of spending donations on lavish perks for himself. he reportedly spends more than $3 million on vacations, real estate and a luxury sports car. the country of malaysia gave him the most. >>gretchen: shocking video of a truck slamming into an on co
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